EXPAL - Naval Technology
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Technological Solutions, Weapons and Ammunition for Marine Security and Defence

At EXPAL, we develop, manufacture, integrate and maintain equipment and solutions for the defence and security industries.

Avda. del Partenón, 16,
28042 Madrid

Naval vessel

EXPAL develops, manufactures, integrates and maintains equipment and solutions for the defence and security industries, providing armed forces globally with solutions designed specifically to enhance their operational capabilities. EXPAL offers to its customers technological support to suit their individual mission requirements.

High-performance ammunition and explosives

EXPAL also supplies demilitaristion and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) services worldwide.

Defence and security technology for naval missions

Since 1918, when the first delivery to the Spanish Navy was made, EXPAL has been providing products to the naval forces of many different countries, as well as developing specific and appropriate solutions to the missions.

EXPAL provides:

  • Ammunition, explosives and pyrotechnic disposal and recovery services
  • Demolition stores for naval use
  • EOD services and soil remediation
  • EOD material
  • GAB underwater grenades
  • Insensitive munitions (IM) warheads fill
  • Light weapons ammunition
  • Medium caliber cannon ammunition
  • MILA underwater lamping mines
  • Mortar ammunition
  • Mortar systems
  • Naval ammunition
  • Propellants
  • Propelling charges
  • Pyrotechnics
  • SAZEC surface control systems
  • TECHFIRE information systems for fire support

Weapon and ammunitions technology to optimise operations

Technology is fundamental to EXPAL. Its future research and development programmes include:

  • Intelligent ammunitions development
  • Improving troops’ operative capacities
  • Development of non-lethal armaments
  • Increasing ammunition precision
  • Protecting military platforms and crew
  • Rocket engines for spatial applications
  • Providing rapid-deployment high-mobility weapons
  • Reducing ammunition vulnerability

The EXPAL R+D department continually seeks to improve on the performance of its existing product ranges, in addition to developing new solutions.

EXPAL works with its clients and other leading companies to successfully find innovative solutions for specific customer requirements.

Technology for sea defence and security

EXPAL puts into practice its corporate policies as a basis of its action to:

  • Ensure the highest security standards
  • Offer quality in all our services and products
  • Minimise the impact our activities have on the environment
  • Continue our innovate R+D activities

Ballistic Computers

Ballistic computers have been conceived in order to reduce the workload of military personnel involved in operations by automatically providing the required fire data, once the targets have been identified.

SSBN Borei Class Nuclear-Powered Submarines

The Borei Class is a Russian fourth-generation nuclear-powered missile submarine. It is intended to eventually replace the ageing Delta III and Typhoon Class submarines and become an important deterrent for the Russian Navy.

43.5m Inshore Patrol Vessels

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) of the Republic of Croatia is acquiring a series of five vessels from Brodosplit shipyard, in order to increase the maritime protection capabilities of the Croatian Navy and the Croatian Coast Guard.

Hingol Class Maritime Patrol Vessels

Hingol-Class maritime patrol vessels (MPVs) are a class of four ships being built by a partnership between China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW) for the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA).

Project 21980 Class Counter-Sabotage Boats

Designed by JSC Vympel Design Bureau, the Project 21980 class counter-sabotage vessels are intended for the protection of naval bases, ports and aquatic areas of the Russian Federation.

EXPAL Systems Puts Over 10,000 Naval Proximity Fuzes in Five Countries

EXPAL presents its latest technological developments in the field of naval proximity fuzes during the 62nd Annual Fuze Conference hosted by NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association) in Buffalo (NY) this May. During the past 2 years, EXPAL has implemented this technology in over 10,000 proximity fuzes delivered to five different Navies.

EXPAL Reaches 25 Year Milestone of Rewarding Innovation

EXPAL has celebrated the 25th Edition of the Santa Barbara Innovation Awards, an initiative organised by EXPAL parent company MAXAM to promote a culture of innovation at all levels within the organisation.

EXPAL USA Presents Latest Developments at AUSA 2018

EXPAL USA will showcase its latest developments and technologies to support Armed Forces’ current and future requirements at the AUSA 2018 Annual Meeting and Exposition held in Washington between 8-10 October.

EXPAL Exhibited at Pacific Exposition 2017

EXPAL exhibited its proposal in weapon systems, naval and army ammunition, technology systems and demilitarisation services in this international maritime exposition in Sydney between 3-5 October.

EXPAL to Showcase Air, Land and Sea Solutions at AUSA 2017

EXPAL will demonstrate its capabilities and developments in demilitarisation services, demolition material and energetic products that manages in its state-of-the-art facilities located in Texas at this year's AUSA meeting and exposition.

EXPAL Naval Systems at the 2015 DSEi Show

EXPAL is exhibiting at this year's Defence and Security Equipment International (DESi) event, which will bring together the latest technological updates of the sector.

EXPAL Participates in UNVEX 2014

EXPAL will exhibit its micro UAV, SHEPHERD, which features a system with multiple applications within the defence and security fields.

ELDIG FRT Meeting with EDA at DSEi

ELDIG, the European Land Defence Industrial Group of the AeroSpace and Defence European Association (ASD), held at DSEi London its Fast Reaction Team (FRT) meeting with attendance from most important European companies in the land sector.

EXPAL to Attend LAAD 2013

During LAAD 2013, the 9th edition of the event, EXPAL will be pleased to show its latest weapon systems, ammunition and propellants and capabilities in areas such as platform maintenance and aeronautical systems maintenance.

EXPAL Systems

Avda. del Partenón, 16

28042 Madrid